Oliver's Game
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Author-illustrator Matt Tavares hits the ball out of the park with a luminously illustrated tale about the joy of baseball, generational bonds, and the immutable power of dreams.

Oliver Hall loves baseball. He loves the ritual of helping out in his grandfather’s store, Hall’s Nostalgia, and he loves listening to Grandpa Hall’s innumerable baseball stories. But one day, Oliv...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 23rd 2004 by Candlewick Press
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Ashley Allen
Oliver's Game is a great book to use when talking with children (4-5) about thier dreams. This book can be used to talk about how children can reach their dreams and also things that might get in the way of their dreams and goals.
Paul  Hankins
Another beautiful baseball title from Matt Tavares. This one is not to be missed for its inter-generational approach and subject matter. This one is a pretty book inside and out.
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Nov 03, 2007 Cori rated it 4 of 5 stars
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One of my son's favorites!
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Matt Tavares is the award-winning author-illustrator of Henry Aaron's Dream, Zachary’s Ball, Oliver ’s Game, and Mudball, and the illustrator of several other books, including ’Twas the Night Before Christmas, or an Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas; Jack and the Beanstalk; Doreen Rappaport’s Lady Liberty: A Biography; and Kristin Kladstrup’s The Gingerbread Pirates, He lives in Maine with his...more
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